Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual Tween & Teen
Thursday, Nov. 11, 6:30

The Hudson Library and Historical Society will host their annual virtual Tween and Teen Pitch night on Thursday November 11th at 6:30 pm. Winners and runners-up will receive cash prizes of up to $150 from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Applicants in grades 5 to 12 should submit their ideas for an innovative product or business by filling out the application by October 26th
Family and friends can register above to receive a Zoom link for the final Pitch.
Teens should Click Here to Apply
 

Virtual DIY Club
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 4:30p.m.
Calling all young do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a virtual meeting of DIY Club and learn how to turn ordinary materials into extraordinary projects! This meeting will occur via Zoom on Tuesday, October 26, at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 6 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6:15 p.m.
Kids in grades 1-4 are invited to join our chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Mariam (with brief discussion before and after each session). Our October book will be    West Meadow Detectives: The Case pf the Snack Snatcher by Liam O'Donnell. Each session will last an average of 45 minutes.
Virtual Buckeye Book
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Children going into grades 3-6 are invited to join us for our fun and friendly Buckeye Book Club on Wednesday October 20 at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom. Bring a book or two that you have read and enjoyed, and we will talk about them, share ideas, see some newly released titles, and play a game. This is a great way to become familiar with a variety of books, to develop book discussion skills, and to meet new friends, too!  Registration is required.
 
In-Person Evening Fa
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Families are invited to join us at the library for Evening Family Storytime! We will share stories and rhymes before bedtime. Jammies and stuffies are not required but are definitely encouraged! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5, but all are welcome. 

Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate for each session. Join us as often as you are able!

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
Virtual Afternoon Ad
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 4:45 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

NEW TIME: 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Children are invited to a monthly exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
We'll meet Zoom, share a story or two then end with an craft or activity.
Registration is required.  For Grades K-2.

Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 6:15 p.m.
Kids in grades 1-4 are invited to join our chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Mariam (with brief discussion before and after each session). Our November book will be  The 13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths. Each session will last an average of 45 minutes.
Virtual Dungeons and
Thursday, Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, September 16 & 30, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18 4:30 p.m.)
Join us for our Dungeons and Dragons campaign! We'll be playing over Zoom and using DnDBeyond. The session will last an hour and a half. Grades 4-6.
Virtual Crazy Cravin
Thursday, Nov. 4, 6:00 p.m.
Join us as we make Home-Crafted Pumpkin Pie from the The Minecrafter's Cookbook by Tara Theoharis.  Participants will be required to obtain the ingrediants on the own and will then follow along at the program as we make the recipe together. This program is for children in grades 2-5. Registration required.

Home-Crafter Pumpkin Pie Ingrediants:
9-inch piecrust (froze, homemade or prebaked) - 1 (15 oz) can pumkpin puree - 1/2 cup sugar - 1 tsp cinnamon - 1/2 tsp ground ginger - 1/2 tsp salt - 1/4 tsp nutmeg - 2 eggs - 1 1/4 cups evaporated milk - Whipped Cream (optional)
In-Person STEAM Stor
Friday, Nov. 5, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for STEAM Storytime! Each month, we will enjoy stories, songs, play, and a craft as we explore a new topic related to STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, or math. We hope to inspire our future scientists, inventors, artists, and leaders … and have fun, too!

Choose a session to attend, either 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate each month.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
In-Person STEAM Stor
Friday, Nov. 5, 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for STEAM Storytime! Each month, we will enjoy stories, songs, play, and a craft as we explore a new topic related to STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, or math. We hope to inspire our future scientists, inventors, artists, and leaders … and have fun, too!

Choose a session to attend, either 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate each month.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
In-Person Teen Libra
Saturday, Nov. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Welcome back! The Teen Library Council is made up of teens age 11-18 who wish to participate in decisions being made for teens in the library. The council meets once a month and discusses possible teen programs, teen recommendations and recommends new books for the YA collection. The council also volunteers in the children's department for events and other tasks the department needs help with. Registration is required. Masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs and volunteer opportunities. 
Virtual Nutcracker w
Saturday, Nov. 6, 10:00 am
Children ages 3-10 are invited to join Hudson Conservatory of Ballet on a journey through the Land of the Sweets with a fun virtual bingo game! Listen to a reading of the story of The Nutcracker while coloring and creating your very own Bingo board. Then, play Bingo using Clara's many adventures to win! Watch excerpts from the show and enjoy some sweet surprises included in your activity bag. Participants can pick up an activity bag one week before the program. Registration is required with an email address to receive the Zoom link.
In-Person Pumpkin De
Saturday, Nov. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for a fun time decorating craft pumpkins with a variety of different craft supplies. Masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs. Registration required. 
Virtual Upcycle Inno
Monday, Nov. 8, 4:00 pm
Makers in grades 5 to 7 will receive an Innovation Kit from Upcycle Parts Shop, and then have a Zoom workshop with the creative team there to learn all about social entrepreneurship and share their project ideas.
This program is a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021, sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Please register to receive your free kit and the Zoom link.
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 6:15 p.m.
Kids in grades 1-4 are invited to join our chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Mariam (with brief discussion before and after each session). Our November book will be  The 13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths. Each session will last an average of 45 minutes.
In-Person Evening Fa
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Families are invited to join us at the library for Evening Family Storytime! We will share stories and rhymes before bedtime. Jammies and stuffies are not required but are definitely encouraged! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5, but all are welcome. 

Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate for each session. Join us as often as you are able!

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
Virtual Science of S
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The smell of fresh-baked cookies. The look of bright red strawberries. What lures YOU to seek a snack? Join this real-life investigation of how praying mantis hunting behavior gives us insights into our own eating habits. Compare insect and human senses, and see amazing scanning microscope images of insects’ sensory organs -- taken in our own Entomology lab. Examine insect specimens used at the Ritzmann Lab with Case Western Reserve University—and hear their brain activity! This program will take you beyond the basic 5 senses with the help of 6-legged scientists! Presented by Educators from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Hudson City Schools have the day off so join us and CMNH on Zoom Webinar!

All ages are invited. Content will be geared towards children in grades 1-8, touching on Ohio Learning Standards for Grades 3-7. Click here for a PDF of the bonus material.
Please register everyone attending. This program will be recorded and shared live on the Hudson Library’s Facebook page. A link to the recorded video will be emailed to registrants once its available. The recording will be kept until Monday, Nov. 22.

Virtual Lego Club
Thursday, Nov. 11, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lego enthusiasts in grades 1-5 are invited to join our virtual Lego Club! Each month we will meet on Zoom to talk about Legos, share what we’ve been working on, catch up on Lego news, and of course build some Lego creations! Any type of plastic bricks will work (Legos or others).

Registration is required separately each month, although monthly attendance is not required. Join us as often as you are able! 
In-Person Kindermusi
Friday, Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions in-person at the library, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (with a caregiver) at 11:30. Registration is required. Please register each child (no adult registration needed).

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 

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